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Take The COMET On The Go! Partnership with Lyft and Uber

posted by John Andoh
August 13, 2019

The COMET is helping you go around the Columbia Metropolitan Area easily!  The COMET will pay up to $5.00 for ridesharing trips that start and end in The COMET fixed route service area on Lyft and Uber through the following two programs:

  • COMET @ Night:  Seven days a week between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., apply the promo code which are available on board the inside of The COMET buses to get the up to $5.00 discount.
  • COMET To The Market:  Seven days a week between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., apply the promo code COMETMARKET18 on Lyft and COMETMARKET1991 on Uber and your trip must originate or end at the following fresh food markets:
    • Walmart & Walmart Neighborhood Market
    • BiLo
    • Kroger
    • The Fresh Market
    • Whole Foods Market
    • Aldi
    • Blossom Shop
    • Food Lion
    • Gourmet Shoppe
    • La Estrella Supermarket
    • Lowe’s Fresh Food
    • Ole Timey Meat Market
    • Piggy Wiggly
    • Publix
    • Rosewood Market & Deli
    • Sam’s Club
    • Costco
    • Save-A-Lot
    • State Farmer’s Market
    • Target
    • Trader Joes
    • Earth Fare
    • Supermercado El Mariachi

COMET To The Market can only be used twice a week per passenger.  Anything over $5.00 is the responsible of the passenger.  The code must be entered to receive the discount.

To get started, please download the Uber and Lyft app from App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).  If you do not have a smartphone or require mobility device access, please call (803) 255-7124 to request service.

For additional information, call (803) 255-7100 or download the FAQ Sheet.